Pro Pool and MMA Team Up for 1st Annual Players Brawl
Nov. 15, 2019
Nov. 15, 2019
Chris Melling, Tony Robles, Kerry Stellar and Jayson Shaw
The stars of Professional Pool are teaming up with the stars from Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) for the 1st Annual Players Brawl.
This event, scheduled for January 19th at The Spot Billiard Cafe in Nanuet NY, will feature scotch doubles teams made up of one professional pool player and one MMA fighter competing to raise money for charity. In addition to teams raising money for their favorite charities, the Players Brawl will also be donating a portion of the proceeds to the Lustgarten Foundation and Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.
The event already has a strong team in it’s corner with Tony Robles handling tournament direction, Erwin Dionisio taking photos and Upstate Al streaming the event. From the MMA side of things, Kerry Stellar from MMA UK and owner of In The Girls Corner and Ashley Rollo from ESPN are already committed to helping to cover the event.
Top pool players committed to the event include Earl Strickland, Rodney Morris, Kristina Tkach, Jennifer Barretta, Emily Duddy, Joey Korsiak, Zion Zvi, Robb Saez, Frankie Hernandez, Borana Andoni and Evan Broxmeyer.
MMA fighters committed to the event include Oluwale “the Holy War Angel” Bamgbose, Liam McGeary, John “The Manimal” Beneduce, Mark Matthews, Kastroit “Slaughterhouse” Xhema, Chrissy “The Doll” Yandolli, Eugene Perez, ”Killer” Kelly Boyle and Andre “The Bull” Harrison.